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The Holiday Auction at Skinner Marlborough in December

Louis Vuitton Leather and Brass-mounted Coated Canvas Hard-side Jewelry Travel Case (Lot 1604, Estimate   $800-$1,200)

Louis Vuitton Leather and Brass-mounted Coated Canvas Hard-side Jewelry Travel Case (Lot 1604, Estimate $800-$1,200)

MARLBOROUGH, MA – December 9, 2014 – Skinner is hosting The Holiday Auction in its Marlborough, MA Gallery on Thursday, December 18th at 10:00 a.m. and an online only auction of Jewelry, Silver & Textiles with bidding open from December 11th through the 19th. Both auctions may be viewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on December 16th and 17th or online starting December 11th.

The Holiday Auction features George III, Classical Arts & Crafts and Mid-Century Modern furniture, Asian works of art, Moorcroft pottery and English and French ceramics.  The online only auction brims with Louis Vuitton luggage, Hermes scarves and handbags, American and European silver flatware and hollowware for the table, Edwardian, Art Deco, Art Nouveau emerald, sapphire, ruby, and diamond jewelry, along with signed and stamped pieces by Matthew Campbell, Laurenza, Lalaounis, and John Hardy.

John Hardy 'Naga' Sterling Silver and Tsavorite Garnet Dragon Head Bracelet (Lot 1436, Estimate $800-  $1,200)

John Hardy ‘Naga’ Sterling Silver and Tsavorite Garnet Dragon Head Bracelet (Lot 1436, Estimate $800- $1,200)

Marie Keep, Senior Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “Whether you are an experienced or budding collector or looking to find the perfect unique holiday gift for someone on your list,  the December Holiday Auction and Silver, Jewelry & Textiles – Online auctions offer luxurious yet affordable choices selected from Skinner’s flagship departments.”

Approachable and fun, these auctions offer something for every buyer. Collectors, dealers, and art or antique enthusiasts will find antique and vintage furniture, fine, and decorative art and accessories that add richness and depth to any home or workspace. And, the online auction format makes it possible for bidders to participate whenever and wherever they are.

Discovery Auctions were named the Best of Boston for antiques west of the city, awarded by Boston magazine in 2011.

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Vase, Emma Bossons, 2001 (Lot 336, Estimate $200-$400)

Modern Moorcroft Pottery Vase, Emma Bossons, 2001 (Lot 336, Estimate $200-$400)

Previews, Catalog, and Bidding

View the catalogs online at www.skinnerinc.com/auctions. Each lot is available to view in person, and specialists welcome questions in person, or via phone or email regarding auction material or the auction process, setting us apart from internet-based auction companies. Previews for The Holiday Auction and Jewelry, Silver & Textiles – Online will be held on Tuesday, December 16th from noon to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, December 17th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. View driving directions.

Looking for Something Specific?

Get email alerts when your favorite antique, fine art or collectibles become available. Creating a Lot Alert for “stag weathervane,” “Abraham Lincoln,” or “Frank Weston Benson” will generate an automatic email when lots matching your interests gets published to our website. Your email will include a link to view the artwork, get condition reports, or bid online. Sign up for Lot Alert at www.skinnerinc.com.

Walnut Veneer and Bird's-eye Maple Davenport Desk, England, 19th century (Lot 205, Estimate $1,400-$1,625)

Walnut Veneer and Bird’s-eye Maple Davenport Desk, England, 19th century (Lot 205, Estimate $1,400-$1,625)

About Skinner

Skinner auctions draw international interest from buyers and consignors alike, with material regularly achieving record prices. The company’s auction and appraisal services focus on fine art, jewelry, furniture, and decorative arts from around the globe, as well as wine, fine musical instruments, rare books, Asian art, clocks, Judaica, and more. Monthly Skinner Discovery auctions feature a breadth of estate material. Widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the business, Skinner appraisers have appeared on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, since the show’s inception. Skinner has galleries in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts, as well as in Coral Gables, Florida, with bidders participating in person, by phone, and online. Join auctions live with SkinnerLive! and Bidsquare.For more information and to read our blog, visit the website at www.skinnerinc.com, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

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Contacts

Kerry Shrives
Vice President
508-970-3202
discovery@skinnerinc.com

One thought on “The Holiday Auction at Skinner Marlborough in December

  1. love to collect rare antique items and keen to know about its history. I am really impressed to read such nice antiques list. I want to add more good antiques in my collection. So I will defiantly visit this auction. Thank to share this great news with us.

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